Michael Gerrard, grandfather to a curious, vivacious granddaughter, is one of the world’s leading environmental lawyers and Climate Change experts. Michael is the Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School, where he teaches courses on environmental and energy law. He is also the faculty director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law which develops legal techniques to fight climate change, trains students and lawyers in the use of these techniques and provides up-to-date resources and thought leadership on key topics in Climate Change law and regulation. To date, Michael has authored or edited 13 books on Climate Change and Environmental Law, including a thought-provoking and inspiring new book called: Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States. He has also traversed the globe - from Malta to Chile to Taiwan to the Marshall Islands to lecture and advise leaders on Climate Change and Environmental Law.